All New Arabic Learning Materials Posted (Finally, whew!)

July 29, 2006

Asalaam ‘Alaikum Everyone:

I finally feel a bit more peaceful now that I have finished what I promised so long ago 🙂 That’s what this picture reminds me of – although after I took this picture I started to become nauseous because the waves started getting unruly!

Well, aftter a lot of work, I have finally posted all the new Arabic Learning Materials I have promised (and then some 🙂 )

Insha’Allah you will find them worth waiting for.

Here are the materials I have added:

Arabic Alphabet Bingo Game

Arabic Fruit Names Flashcards

Arabic Alphabet Coloring Pages (These pages are very versatile and there are several other suggested uses – beyond just coloring.)

Arabic Fruit Names Matching Game

 

MAKE YOUR OWN:

Arabic Alphabet Magnets

Sandpaper Letters

Moveable Alphabet

If you have the time, please provide any feedback – I don’t know how to improve these items without hearing from you!

Asalaam ‘Alaikum,
Sumayyah Umm SAA

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  1. umm_abdur_rahim on July 30, 2006 at 9:07 am

    assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullah,

    jazakallahu khayr for all the info you have provided, alhamdulillah it’s very inspirational.

    where do you get large sheets of sandpaper? I am intending to do this insha-Allah, but the sandpaper letters are quite light in colour so I was thinking when I do it I will use sandpaper, but I was thinking of sticking the letters onto black card and maybe painting them with silver glitter paint – might even get my little one to do that with me.

    what do you think?

    wassalam,

    umm abdur-rahim

  2. educatingthemuslimchild on July 31, 2006 at 9:34 pm

    Asalaam ‘Alaikum:

    I do agree that the sandpaper letters look at bit light – but you can actually buy it in darker shades. In the US you can buy larger size sheets of sandpaper probably at hardware stores. I just purchased small ones – and I was surprised that I didn’t use them all up – I still have quite a bit left.

    I think it probably would be better – and more enjoyable for the kids if you put the sandpaper on some type of cardstock that is contrasting in color – that makes it stand out.

    Originally I had thought that one woman’s version of sandpaper letters was neat – she just traced the letters with the silver glitter paint – but I got worried that the pieces of glitter paint would fall off over time. I’m not sure. Hope this helps!

    Asalaam ‘Alaikum,
    Sumayyah Umm Sadiqah wa Asma

  3. Mona UmIbrahim on August 11, 2006 at 8:05 am

    Assalamu Alaikum. Jazaki Allahu khair!!! I am working on the sandpaper letters now and am halfway through. i’m excited to try the other projects as well.

  4. Jane on September 5, 2006 at 2:47 pm

    I decided to do the movable alphabeet but include the middle patters, beggining and end
    Because the child that is not used to this patterns will have a better sense about to recognize the letters on the words they see.
    Thanks for your ideas
    im kind of trying to think in fun ways to make her learn to write them without that tracing letter repetition what its too boring for them I think.
    I can send you my file later.
    shukran
    the words

  5. educatingthemuslimchild on September 7, 2006 at 9:49 pm

    Jane:

    Please let me know how these work out – I’d love to get a hold of the middle, beginning and end patterns myself – I tried working on them but got frustrated with my computer!

    For a variety of things to do with practicing writing – place flour in a small pan and have your child trace the letters with her finger. When finished, just shake to even out the flour and start again. You can also do this with sand.

    Another thing you can do is give your child string and have your child try to make the string into the same shape as the letter – and then trace how the letter is written on the string.

    For variety you could also have your child write it on a chalkboard or a dry-erase board. For some reason, children really enjoy using these – and writing becomes less tedious.

    Hope some of these ideas help.

    Thanks!

    Sumayyah

  6. ummi Aaysha wa haala on July 15, 2008 at 7:50 am

    salaam! i am doing the montessori course and needed an idea on islamic materials i loved the sand paper letters – soooo………got into my car got the card, got the sandpaper and got working i started at 3pm and finished at 8pm i couldnt stop!! they look amazing and really neat!! thankyou for the wonderfull ideas!! oh and i laminated the card before sticking the sandpaper latters on with super glue this ensures longer use of the materials and they look very professional!!

  7. Naz on October 25, 2008 at 8:35 am

    Thank you so much for posting these helpful activities! I’m using your bingo game to help the kids I teach at Sunday School to better recognize the alphabets. :]

  8. Mahjabeen Khan on August 13, 2009 at 3:45 pm

    Sister,

    you have made my day providing these resources, I am a Montessori Teacher and i wanted to make the sandpaper letters in Arabic for my son. I have seen the templates you provided but now I cannot locate them, can you please send me a link to the templates?

    Jazakamullaho Khairun,

    Mahjabeen Khan

  9. viviane on October 21, 2009 at 4:01 am

    hi i am making sandpaper letters for arabic alphabet but wonder if anybody got a file with pictures of objects that work with them like the montessori way : b for battah , bait , berkah .. you got the idea
    sorry i am getting an arabic keyboard
    love
    viv

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